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Coverings Announces Details of In-Person Event in April

Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has announced a comprehensive roster of both popular and new activations for Coverings 2022, which will take place April 5 to 8, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Read More

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Catalina shares positive update on Kitchen & Bath

Catalina Research has released its latest Kitchen and Bath Quarterly Update. According to the report, U.S. kitchen and bath product sales (shipments minus exports plus imports) continued to experience strong growth in the fourth quarter of 2021, despite a slowdown in housing demand. Kitchen and bath product sales could have increased by 13.5 percent in the fourth quarter compared to 18.8 percent over the first nine months of 2021. Read More

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Houzz study highlights demand for countertops

Homeowners are making room in their renovation budgets to prioritize kitchen countertops, according to the 2022 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. The survey of nearly 2,400 U.S. homeowners using Houzz who are in the midst of, are planning, or recently completed a kitchen renovation, found that more than one-third of homeowners reportedly splurged on countertops (35 percent). The most common feature improved during kitchen renovations, countertops were upgraded by more than nine in 10 homeowners (91 percent).  Read More

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2021 ends with sales increase, square footage drop

Catalina Research has released its latest Floor Coverings Industry Quarterly Update that includes ceramic porcelain tile, natural stone, glass tile, LVT, Laminates, Carpet, and Wood Flooring. According to the report, U.S. floor coverings sales remained strong in dollars in the fourth quarter of 2021 as price increases strengthened. Read More

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U.S. Tariff Rulings on Appeal

MSI maintained that the determination of producers of quartz surfaces should include fabricators, citing that they “perform an essentially operation in the QSP (quartz-surface product) production process, increasing the value of slabs by 35-40 percent.” MSI also noted other areas where Commerce appeared to be inconsistent in its definition of producers, including in its 2018 investigation concerning Chinese quartz-surfaces. Read More

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Tile & stone grows in the face of inventory issues

“This has been a solid year for the tile category,” shared Crossville president Greg Mather. “I would expect the category to be up low double digits. A big part of this is fueled by Q2 comparisons versus the heart of lockdowns in 2020, but even into Q3 and Q4, we are seeing pretty solid levels of demand.” Read More

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NKBA Releases 2022 Design Trends Report

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its annual Design Trends report. The 2022 study, a deep dive into all aspects of both kitchen and primary bathroom design, forecasts the styles, features, materials and innovations expected to be most popular over the next two to three years. Read More

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Lowe's Q3 Sales up 2.7%, Earnings Up 274.6%

Lowe’s reported total sales for Q3 2021 were $22.9 billion, a 2.7% increase compared to $22.3 billion in Q3 2020. Read More

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Import Prices Rose 1.2% in October

U.S. import prices rose 1.2% in October following a 0.4% advance in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.  Read More

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Luxury Vinyl Tiles Flooring Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2025 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

The Global Luxury Vinyl Tiles Flooring Market size was estimated at USD 21.02 Billion in 2019 and expected to reach USD 23.13 Billion in 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 10.58% to reach USD 38.45 Billion by 2025. Read More